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LibriVox recording of Anting-Anting Stories And Other Strange Tales of the Filipinos by Sargent Kayme. Read in English by mlcui "No less wonderful and varied are the inhabitants and the phenomena of the Philippines, and a new author, showing rare knowledge of the country and its strange peoples, now gives us a collection of simple yet wonderful stories which bring them before us with dramatic vividness... Strangest, perhaps, of all these possibilities for fiction is the 'anting-anting', at...
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by George Gissing
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LibriVox recording of Demos: A Story of English Socialism by George Gissing. Read in English by KHand; Farheen; TRUEBRIT; Roxanna Nazari; Lynne Thompson; Martin; Philippa; Gnomesb "Richard Mutimer is delighted to inherit a large fortune. As a socialist, he means to use it well: he will open a factory in which workers would be treated well, he will advance his party's causes through his own wealth... At least, so he thinks. But reality may be far different. This novel raises more questions...
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by Titus Livius
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LibriVox recording of From the Foundation of the City Vol. 1, by Titus Livius (Livy). Ab urbe condita, is a monumental history of ancient Rome written in the Latin language by Titus Livius, an ancient Roman historian. The work covers the time from the stories of Aeneas, the earliest legendary period from before the city's founding in c. 753 BC, to Livy's own times in the reign of the emperor, Augustus. The last year covered by Livy is 745 AUC, or 9 BC, the death of Drusus. About 25% of the work...
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by George Henry Wakeling
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LibriVox recording of King and Parliament (A.D. 1603-1714) by George Henry Wakeling. Read in English by Pamela Nagami This slim volume by the Oxford University lecturer, George Henry Wakeling, deals with the period in British history from the reign of King James I through the death of Queen Anne. The story begins with England, transformed by the Protestant Reformation and keen to confront Catholic Spain, but burdened by a monarch unequal to national ambitions. Wakeling portrays the subsequent...
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by Thomas Hobbes
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LibriVox recording of Leviathan, Books I and II, by Thomas Hobbes. Leviathan, or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil is a book written in 1651 by Thomas Hobbes. The book concerns the structure of society (as represented figuratively by the frontispiece, showing the state giant made up of individuals). In the book, Hobbes argues for a social contract and rule by a sovereign. Influenced by the English Civil War, Hobbes wrote that chaos or civil war -...
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by Peter Kropotkin
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LibriVox recording of Memoirs of a Revolutionist Volume 1, by Peter Kropotkin. Read by Elin 'Peter Kropotkin was a Russian anarcho-communist and scientist. This is his autobiography, and he writes not only about his own life, but also about 19th century Russian society and politics. He was born into the nobility and had a military education, but he gradually abandoned the values of his social class and became an anti-authoritarian socialist, opposed to both the rule of the Tsars and to the...
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by Plato
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LibriVox recording of Phaedrus, by Plato, translated by Benjamin Jowett. Read by Martin Geeson . “For there is no light of justice or temperance, or any of the higher ideas which are precious to souls, in the earthly copies of them: they are seen through a glass, dimly…” Socrates and his earnest friend Phaedrus, enjoying the Athenian equivalent of a lunchtime stroll in the park, exchange views on love and on the power of words, spoken and written. Phaedrus is the most enchanting of...
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LibriVox recording of On the Irrawaddy, A Story of the First Burmese War (1897), by G. A. Henty. Read by Mike Harris With the exception of the terrible retreat from Afghanistan, none of England's many little wars have been so fatal--in proportion to the number of those engaged--as our first expedition to Burma. It was undertaken without any due comprehension of the difficulties to be encountered, from the effects of climate and the deficiency of transport; the power, and still more the...
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by Sigmund Freud
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Anyone, as Freud tells us in Reflections on War and Death, forced to react against his own impulses may be described as a hypocrite, whether he is conscious of it or not. One might even venture to assertit is still Freuds argumentthat our contemporary civilisation favours this sort of hypocrisy and that there are more civilised hypocrites than truly cultured persons, and it is even a question whether a certain amount of hypocrisy is not indispensable to maintain civilisation. When this travesty...
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LibriVox recording of Soren Kierkegaard, Various Readings, by Various Authors. Read by Craig Campbell. The writings listed here represent books about Soren Kierkegaard. A fragment of his work, On the Dedication to "That Single Individual", has made it to the public domain. Who was Soren Kierkegaard? He was a Danish philosopher and religious author; b. Copenhagen May 6, 1813; d. there Nov. 11, 1855. His father, Michael, a clothing merchant, once cursed God when he was young. This one...
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by Arthur Schopenhauer
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LibriVox recording of Studies in Pessimism, by Arthur Schopenhauer. Read by D. E. Wittkower. Arthur Schopenhauer, an early 19th century philosopher, made significant contributions to metaphysics, ethics, and aesthetics. His work also informed theories of evolution and psychology, largely through his theory of the will to power – a concept which Nietzsche famously adopted and developed. Despite this, he is today, as he was during his life, overshadowed by his contemporary, Hegel....
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by Delmer Eugene Croft
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LibriVox recording of Supreme Personality, by Delmer Eugene Croft. Read by Andrea Fiore. Life is self-realization. Every birth is divine. We are born anew every morning. My wish is that you may catch the gleam, be freed from limitations and enter upon your boundless possibilities. To bring you into the throne-room of your being, that you may awaken in self-realization, is why I have prepared this course of lessons. Should you give five minutes a day to them, in a year you will know the joy...
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by Archibald Forbes
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LibriVox recording of The Afghan Wars 1839-42 and 1878-80, Part 1, by Archibald Forbes. Read by Phil Griffiths. The First Anglo–Afghan War was fought between British India and Afghanistan from 1839 to 1842. It was one of the first major conflicts during the Great Game, the 19th century competition for power and influence in Central Asia between the United Kingdom and Russia, and also marked one of the worst setbacks inflicted on British power in the region after the consolidation of British...
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by Kate Chopin
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LibriVox recording of The Awakening, by Kate Chopin. Owing to its highly personal content focused on feminine sexuality, this LibriVox edition was recorded by eight female readers. The Modern Library edition of The Awakening has an introduction by Kay Gibbons, who writes: “The Awakening shocked turn-of-the-century readers with its forthright treatment of sex and suicide. Departing from literary convention, Kate Chopin failed to condemn her heroine’s desire for an affair with the son of a...
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by Thomas Paine
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LibriVox recording of The Age of Reason, by Thomas Paine. The Age of Reason: Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology, a deistic treatise written by eighteenth-century British radical and American revolutionary Thomas Paine, critiques institutionalized religion and challenges the inerrancy of the Bible. Published in three parts in 1794, 1795, and 1807, it was a bestseller in America, where it caused a short-lived deistic revival. British audiences, however, fearing increased...
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by Boethius
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LibriVox recording of The Consolation of Philosphy by Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius, translated by H.R. James, in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers. Consolation of Philosophy (Latin: Consolatio Philosophiae) is a philosophical work by Boethius written in about the year 524 AD. It has been described as the single most important and influential work in the West in medieval and early Renaissance Christianity, and is also the last great work...
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by Henry Kuttner
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LibriVox recording of the Ego Machine, by Henry Kuttner. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). Celebrated playwright Nicholas Martin didn’t read the small print in his Hollywood options contract. Now he’s facing five years of servitude to a conceited director named Raoul St. Cyr, who’s taken a thoughtful play about Portuguese fishermen and added dancing mermaids. When it seems the plot has changed to include a robot from the future Nicholas looses all hope, but this robot may be just what...
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by Gustave Le Bon
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LibriVox recording of The Crowd by Gustave Le Bon. Read in English by Oxenhandler "Civilisations as yet have only been created and directed by a small intellectual aristocracy, never by crowds. Crowds are only powerful for destruction. Their rule is always tantamount to a barbarian phase. A civilisation involves fixed rules, discipline, a passing from the instinctive to the rational state, forethought for the future, an elevated degree of culture — all of them conditions that crowds,...
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by Charles Godfrey Leland
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The Mystic Will by Charles Godfrey Leland This book presents a method of developing and strengthening the faculties of the mind, through the awakened will, by a simple, scientific process possible to any person of ordinary intelligence (Summary by Charles Godfrey Leland) Note: This book was first entitled Have You a Strong Will? In essence, it describes "the secret", the power of positive thinking, and the method of changing your thinking. Read by Mike Pelton, Ernst Schnell, Pamela...
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by Letitia Elizabeth Landon
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of The Power of Words by Letitia Elizabeth Landon. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 23, 2014. Read in English by Claudia Salto; CaprishaPage; David Lawrence; Elise C. Boucher; Jason Mills; Julia Niedermaier; John Sercel; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson and ravenotation. Letitia Elizabeth Landon was an English poet and novelist, better known by her initials L. E. L. For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Henry James
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LibriVox recording of The Pupil, by Henry James. Read by Nicholas Clifford. Pemberton, a young American with an Oxford education and out of money, takes a job tutoring Morgan Moreen, the 12-year old son of an American couple living in Europe in a style not quite matched by their income. Morgan, who is highly intelligent, is also precocious and perceptive enough to understand his parents' pretentious aimlessness. Nor, as it happens, do his parents pay Pemberton the salary to which they'd agreed...
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by Henry Hazlitt
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LibriVox recording of The Way to Will-Power by Henry Hazlitt. Read in English by Loren Eaton "The Way to Will-Power" is far from a standard self-help book. With ample wit and an occasionally sardonic tone, American journalist and free-market advocate Henry Hazlitt debunks popular concepts about the will, incorporates classical conceptions about human nature into a coherent whole, and imparts to readers everyday wisdom on how to best live life. - Summary by Loren Eaton For further...
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by Wallace D. Wattles
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LibriVox recording of The Science of Being Great, by Wallace D. Wattles. Read by Diana Majlinger. The Science of Being Great is the second book of Wattles' triology. In this volume he argues that the power of thought and positive self-esteem is the only true measure of a person's greatness. (Summary by Diana Majlinger) The Science of Getting Rich For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Frederika Richardson Macdonald
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LibriVox recording of The Secret of Charlotte Brontë by Frederika Richardson Macdonald. Read in English by Lucretia B.; Bellona Times; Lynne Thompson; Anusha Iyer; kgon; Amy Gramour; MaryAnn; Lisa Chau Twenty years ago, now, I attempted (but was not especially successful in the task) to establish upon the personal knowledge that my own residence as a pupil in the historical Pensionnat in the Rue d'Isabelle, at Bruxelles gave me of the facts of Charlotte Brontë's relationships to Monsieur and...
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